It Project Management Trivia Quiz

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Project Management Quizzes & Trivia

It is really important to ensure that if you set up to do something, you have a laid out plan. As we set out to take the IT finals, one of the topics we will be expected to cover is project management under project management. The quiz below is designed to help you better understand them all. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A _______ is a series of actions directed toward a particular result.
    • A. 

      Goal

    • B. 

      Process

    • C. 

      Plan

    • D. 

      Project

  • 2. 
    _________ processes include coordinating people and other resources to carry out the project plans and produce the products, services, or results of the project or phase.
    • A. 

      Initiating

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Executing

    • D. 

      Monitoring and Controlling

    • E. 

      Closing

  • 3. 
    Which process group normally requires the most resources and time?
    • A. 

      Initiating

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Executing

    • D. 

      Monitoring and Controlling

    • E. 

      Closing

  • 4. 
    What methodology was developed in the UK, defines 45 separate subprocesses, and organizes these into eight process groups?
    • A. 

      Six Sigma

    • B. 

      RUP

    • C. 

      PMBOK Guide

    • D. 

      PRINCE2

  • 5. 
    Which of the following outputs is often completed before initiating a project?
    • A. 

      Stakeholder register

    • B. 

      Business case

    • C. 

      Project charter

    • D. 

      Kick-off meeting

  • 6. 
    A work breakdown structure, project schedule, and cost estimates are outputs of the __________ process.
    • A. 

      Initiating

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Executing

    • D. 

      Monitoring and controlling

    • E. 

      Closing

  • 7. 
    Initiating involves developing a project charter, which is part of the project _________ management knowledge area.
    • A. 

      Integration

    • B. 

      Scope

    • C. 

      Communicatons

    • D. 

      Risk

  • 8. 
    ___________ involves measuring progress toward project objectives and taking corrective actions.
    • A. 

      Initiating

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Executing

    • D. 

      Monitoring and Controlling

    • E. 

      Closing

  • 9. 
    What type of report do project teams create to reflect on what went right and what went wrong with the project?
    • A. 

      Lessons-learned report

    • B. 

      Progress report

    • C. 

      Final project report

    • D. 

      Business case

  • 10. 
    Many people use _______ to have a standard format for preparing various project management documents.
    • A. 

      Methodologies

    • B. 

      Templates

    • C. 

      Project management software

    • D. 

      Standards

  • 11. 
    Which of the following processes is not part of project integration management?
    • A. 

      Develop the project business case

    • B. 

      Develop the project charter

    • C. 

      Develop the project management plan

    • D. 

      Close the project or phase

  • 12. 
    What is the last step in the four-stage planning process for selecting information technology projects?
    • A. 

      Information technology strategy planning

    • B. 

      Business area analysis

    • C. 

      Mind mapping

    • D. 

      Resource allocation

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Align projects and resources with business strategy

    • B. 

      Select projects tht will take less than two years to provide payback

    • C. 

      Focus on customer needs in identifying projects

    • D. 

      Assign project managers to lead projects

  • 14. 
    A new government law requires an organization to report data in a new way.  Under which category would a new information system project to provide this data fall?
    • A. 

      Problem

    • B. 

      Opportunity

    • C. 

      Directive

    • D. 

      Regulation

  • 15. 
    If estimates for total discounted benefits for a project are $120,000 and total discounted costs are $100,000, what is the estimated return on investment (ROI)?
    • A. 

      $20,000

    • B. 

      $120,000

    • C. 

      20 percent

    • D. 

      120 percent

  • 16. 
    A _________ is a document that formally recognizes the existence of a project and provides direction on the projects objectives and management.
    • A. 

      Project charter

    • B. 

      Contract

    • C. 

      Business case

    • D. 

      Project management plan

  • 17. 
    Which of the following items is not normally included in a project charter?
    • A. 

      The name of the project manager

    • B. 

      Budget information

    • C. 

      Stakeholder signatures

    • D. 

      A Gantt chart

  • 18. 
    _________ ensures that the descriptions of the project's products are correct and complete.
    • A. 

      Configuration management

    • B. 

      Integrated change control

    • C. 

      Integration management

    • D. 

      A change control board

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not a suggestion for performing integrated change control?
    • A. 

      Use good configuration management

    • B. 

      Minimize change

    • C. 

      Establish a formal change control system

    • D. 

      View project management as a process of constant communication and negotiation

  • 20. 
    What tool and technique is used for all of the other project integration management processes?
    • A. 

      Project management software

    • B. 

      Templates

    • C. 

      Expert judgment

    • D. 

      All of the above